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  1. St. Lawrence County highway superintendents share concerns with Assemblywoman JenneRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 14 | North Country Now

    ... hat flow in to the St. Lawrence River even though they also were impacted by last summer's high water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.


  2. New York-Canada trade tension growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Albany Times Union

    ... of a tax - on imported newsprint from Canada, which the Times Union uses in its press. And last week, the leader of Ontario vowed to push a law that could restrict New York companies from bidding on billions of dollars of government contracts in ...


  3. Police search for Western NY couple who have been missing for more than a weekRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 10 | The Post-Standard

    ... between 6 to 18 months to live. According to the Democrat & Chronicle , police searched the Charlotte area and Lake Ontario shoreline on Friday but ended with no new information. Mary's cellphone last pinged to the Lake Avenue area of Charlotte ...


  4. Lake effect snow study helping to improve forecasting for the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... assistant professor of geology at the University of Buffalo, told news 4, "I grew up in Central New York in the Lake Ontario lake effect snow band, so it's really exciting to be studying this phenomenon that impacts so many people in this region." ...


  5. Western New York sauerkraut operation moving to WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... The plant was a big customer for New York's cabbage farmers, who are concentrated in the region between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes. The state agriculture department says New York ranked third in the nation in cabbage production in 2014, ...


  6. When will the snow end tonight in Central New York?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | The Post-Standard

    ... inch of fluffy lake effect snow could fall Thursday as the storm leaves the area and draws cold wind across Lake Ontario. The rapid accumulation of snow today has left plow drivers scrambling to keep up, so road conditions could be hazardous long ...


  7. Heaviest Snow Tapers Off Near Noon, But Still Hits Afternoon CommuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... 7 am until noon. Snow tapers off to snow showers this evening with lake effect snow redeveloping southeast of Lake Ontario tonight. Special Weather Statement - National Weather Service Buffalo NY 634 AM EST Wed Feb 7 2018 ...Snow to move into the ...


  8. Upstate NY winter storm: What you need to know for todayRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 7 | The Post-Standard

    ... will also pick up some lake effect snow later tonight as the departing storm system drags cold air across Lake Ontario. This graphic for the National Weather Service Binghamton office's service area shows snow starting to accumulate around daybreak ...


  9. No Time for ConversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Psychology Today

    ... in this day and the next and perhaps the one after that. In the summers, we began to sail the inland sea called Lake Ontario, often crossing all the way over to the Canadian side, more than 30 miles of open water. My father bought our first boat, a ...


  10. Public advised to use caution near when using St. Lawrence RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... Long Sault Dam spillway and Robert Moses Power Dam, both on the upstream and downstream side. Water flows from Lake Ontario into the St. Lawrence River are governed by the International Joint Commission. Outflows from Lake Ontario are established on ...


  11. Caroline Mulroney touts change for Ontario Tories in first campaign eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | 680News

    Caroline Mulroney, the latest addition to the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership race, says that while the party needs to make major changes, she would still use the previous leader's platform as a starting point. Mulroney, the daughter of former prime minister Brian Mulroney, said that the previous platform came out of a grassroots effort that involved the entire party. 1 comment

  12. All of Upstate NY could get 6-plus inches of snow in mid-week stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | The Post-Standard

    ... across all of Upstate. The highest totals are likely on Tug Hill and the Adirondacks as west winds blow over Lake Ontario and create lake effect snow. "Confidence remains high in a widespread snowfall," the National Weather Service said . "The ...


  13. Ontario water levels high, but too early to tell if flooding will returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | North County Public Radio

    The Iroquois Dam helps control water levels on the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario. Photo courtesy New York Power Authority Water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River remain relatively high for this time of year, but are still below peaks hit last May. According to the Lake Ontario-Saint Lawrence River Board, the lake was about a foot above average on Jan 30. The board helps regulate water levels by managing outflow through the Moses Saunders dam near Massena.


  14. Reevely: Ontario's next election will be defined by what Toronto wantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | Canada.com

    The Toronto skyline is pictured with a frozen section of Lake Ontario on Tuesday January 7, 2014, as temperatures plummet to -40 wind chill from a sharp Arctic cold front that is being dragged across the region by a winter storm. Ontario has seven potential premiers walking around today and they're all pretty much Torontonians, which is bad for our politics.


  15. Jim Henderson announces retirement as Saints play-by-play announcerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Sunherald.com

    ... game as he announced his retirement Thursday. Known for his eloquence and way with words, Henderson, who grew up in Ontario, New York, first served as the sports director at WWL, succeeding Lloyd "Hap" Glaudi. He got his first taste of calling ...


  16. Senators Urge Army Corp To Fund Lake Ontario Flood StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    New York's U.S. senators want the Army Corps of Engineers to fund a new study of what needs to be done to prevent future flood devastation along Lake Ontario. Democratic Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say the Great Lakes Coast Resiliency Study will develop an infrastructure strategy for future coastal management.


  17. The odds against Syracuse beating Erie in US snowfall race? 114 to 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | The Post-Standard

    ... wouldn't be enough this year. It's true that Syracuse is generally snowier than Erie after the end of January. Lake Ontario doesn't freeze and Lake Erie does, so Syracuse tends to get more late-season lake effect snow. In a typical year, Syracuse ...


  18. Squalls, lake effect snow on tap for Upstate NYRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 1 | The Post-Standard

    A quick snow squall tonight followed by lake effect snow could drop up to 8 inches of snow along Lake Ontario. Winds will be from the southwest, so the most snow will fall southeast of lakes Erie and Ontario.


  19. IJC to increase Lake Ontario outflows as Schumer, Gillibrand push for Great Lakes studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Officials from the International Joint Commission will raise the outflows from Lake Ontario as they noted that water levels have remained above normal levels through the winter. Water outflows were raised on Wednesday afternoon 282,517 cubic feet per second, or 8,000 cubic meters per second, to 289,580 cubic feet per second, or 8,200 cubic meters per second, an increase of 2.5 percent.


  20. Collins requests funding for Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study in FY19 budgetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 31 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... devastating financial losses during severe weather," Collins said. "After a year of unprecedented floods along Lake Ontario, the shoreline economy was hit hard and individuals are struggling to pay for damage to their property. As we work to replace ...


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